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St. John Ambulance

Therapy Dog Program

Located In Dartmouth
Where To Find Us 72 Highfield Park Dr
Dartmouth, NS B3A 4X2
Areas Served Nova Scotia ; Prince Edward Island
Phone Phone: (902) 463-5646 ext. 2302 
Toll Free: (800) 565-5056 ext. 2302
Contact Robert Howlett, Community Services Coordinator NS/PEI
Description & Services
Information Therapy Dog Program NS/PEI 
St. John Ambulance knows, many people can benefit physically and emotionally from regular contact with the unconditional love of a dog. 
St. John Ambulance‚Äôs Therapy Dog Program takes a volunteer and their dog into hospitals, seniors' residences or nursing homes on a regular basis. Through petting, affection, and regular visitation, many people benefit both physically and emotionally from the unconditional love of a dog. 
If you are looking for a unique and rewarding volunteering experience for you and your pet, the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program may be right for you! 
Please Contact the Therapy Dog Program Coordinator directly, via phone or e-mail, for an Information/Application Package. 
Special Information
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Categories - General Special Interest Clubs ; Volunteer Opportunities